Animal Care Technician

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is Canada’s leading consumer-packaged protein company, headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. We make high-quality, great tasting, nutritious and innovative food products under leading brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. Our Company employs approximately 11,500 people in its operations across Canada and exports to more than 20 global markets including the U.S. and Asia.

Our people are passionate about the work they do and the products we make. As we move forward, we are determined to leverage their integrity and passion to continue to build a high-performing, values-based company enabled by high-performing, motivated and talented people.

We are recruiting individuals to join our agribusiness team of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. We are one of Canada’s industry-leading agribusinesses (hog production) providing long-term value, quality, research-based products, services and information in an environmentally responsible manner. As a member of Maple Leaf Foods Inc., we offer excellent opportunities for career-minded individuals.

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN
Winland Pork Sow (Brunkild, MB Area) – Part Time or Full Time Position
Starting Rate: $16.00 per hour

POSITION SUMMARY
The Animal Care Technician works directly with the Manager, Hog Barn and is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities in the barn, which involve many physical demands including pushing, pulling, bending, lifting and continuous walking. This position requires the candidate to be part of a team working towards specific production goals, while adhering to health and safety policies and procedures, and following MLAF SOPs regarding the humane treatment of animals under our care.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting with all areas of production including the feeding and general care of pigs, maintaining herd health and environment for pigs, pressure washing and preparing rooms, as well as, general maintenance, cleaning and clerical duties including but not limited to maintaining door charts, inventory trackers, ordering feed and medication.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

• Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
• Strong communication skills (oral and written)
• Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple priorities and complex tasks simultaneously
• Ability to wear proper PPE and comply with safety requirements
• Ability to lift 25kg
• A valid driver’s licence and the ability to get to and from work located in a rural area is required
• Weekend, holiday hours and alarm attending are required on a rotational basis
• Able to live and teach our Maple Leaf Leadership Values
• Experience in hog production would be considered an asset

Please submit resume to:
Email: mlafjobs@mapleleaf.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring employment opportunities with Maple Leaf Foods; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position. We offer a diverse workforce inclusive to all.

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